No particular news link here - just generic Frankness. Inspired by a flier for the Gobsmacking Maplecroft Political Risk Report which was kindly forwarded to me by Dave Hampton (the Carbon Coach) as a suitable case for satire.
Thanks also to Jeremy Hardy for planting a seed.
But...in the news:-
A massive crackdown on pesticides is (provisionally) announced by the EU.
A massive crackdown on scientific illiteracy is announced by Barack Obama
The Met Office warns of catastrophic temperature rises
Israel's ongoing plans to destroy the Palestinian people continue apace
The new Manchester Climate Fortnightly (McFly) is available for downlaod.